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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Researcher Dr. Francis Hornicek Returns To Miami

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Francis Hornicek, M.D., Ph.D.

Francis Hornicek, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at the Miller School of Medicine and director of orthopaedic oncology at Sylvester. He will serve as a member of the Sylvester Clinical Research Advisory Board, the Scientific Steering Committee, and the Academic Advisory Council, among other leadership activities.

Dr. Hornicek, who completed his residency at University of Miami/ Jackson Memorial Hospital and began his academic career on the Miller School faculty, has served most recently as chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Hornicek back to South Florida, where he will work with our outstanding orthopaedics faculty to identify areas for growth, to expand our research initiatives, and to help integrate services throughout the health system to better serve our growing population o patients and elevate our reputation,” said Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., dean and chief academic officer of the Miller School.